Winner of race one of the Invitational Cup yesterday, started late in the afternoon, was the team of the Japan Sailing Federation ahead of the San Diego YC USA and the YC Costa Smeralda ITA. 20 amateur teams representing 14 countries and 5 continents take part in this event, consisting of 12 races without discard until September 14th. —– First organised in 2009 by the New York YC in Newport, R.I., this biennual competion was sailed in a fleet of Club Swan 42 until 2017. For 2019, the New York YC Invitational Cup is the first to utilize the Clubs fleet of 20 purpose-built IC37 raceboats. —– The results and the event website. Racing can be followed live over a race tracker.